A decade under the Animal Welfare Act 2006, what difference has it made?

18th May 2017Mary Sumner House London SW1P 3RB United Kingdom

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9:15 – 9.45Registration
10:00 - 10:10Introduction and welcome, Paul Roger, AWSELVA
10:10 - 10:40The Animal Welfare Act – Enforcement of animal welfare of farmed species by Local Authorities, Sharon Edwards, City of London 
10:40 - 11:10The Animal Welfare Act – can enforced Legislation be a short-cut to achieving human behaviour change? Suzanne Rogers, Human Behaviour Change for Animal Welfare
11:10 - 11:40Refreshment break
11:40 - 12:10The Animal Welfare Act - ignored in UK pig, poultry and dairy sectors & an indicator for why farming rabbits in cages should be illegal. Peter Stevenson, Compassion in World Farming
12:10 - 12:40The Animal Welfare Act - did it turn out as we hoped? David Bowles, RSPCA
12:40 - 13:10The Animal Welfare Act – A companion animal perspective, Claire Calder, Dogs Trust
13:10 - 14:30Lunch, 5M and CABI book sale & AGM (beginning at 13:45)
14:30 - 15:00The future of the Animal Welfare Act - time for Crustacean Compassion? Maisie Tomlinson, Crustacean Compassion
15:05 - 16:00Discussion & Debate
16:30Evening social - The Windsor Castle